Gender Spectrum: Gender-Inclusive Health Education
Supports for Trans Youth and Their Families (and a few words for everybody else)
It's been less than a year since I wrote a blog post like this.
Kaci Mial Wants to Change Sex for Pregnant People
Some Books and Balms for Nonbinary Folks
As a writer and a reader, books have always been my constant companions: when I feel alone and isolated, they're one of the first places I turn. We've got you here in our direct services at Scarleteen (and if you want to talk to a nonbinary person specifically, you can always ask for, or email, me or one of our other nonbinary team members, like Ruby or Jacob), but if you also like the company of books, here are a few books I like from nonbinary writers, about nonbinary identities and thought, relevant self-care or help sorting things out for yourself, and a couple of my favorite nonbinary or trans balms for the soul.
Finding Our Own Voices: Renée Yoxon and Gender-Affirming Vocal Therapy
The Lowdown on Low-Dose Testosterone
Navigating Dating Beyond the Binary
For the love of they, them and we who use them.
At long last, Merriam-Webster has added they and them, as singular nonbinary pronouns, specifically, to the dictionary.
Those of us who are nonbinary, who use these pronouns, or both, didn't need a dictionary to validate our identities, or the pronouns we use. Anyone and everyone's identities and pronouns are valid, whether the dictionary or other cultural institutions acknowledge them or not.